For now, at least, that seems to be the case.
Minetta Tavern isn’t the only local landmark getting a swankification.
In our look at the morning headlines, James Beard goes to Vegas and kids take up cooking.
She cut out poor tots at the last minute! What an excuse to make a B-word pun! And Martha Stewart can't afford her stylist anymore! That, and more, in our daily gossip roundup.
The 'Vanity Fair' editor is secretly launching his own dictatorship right underneath our noses. He must be stopped!
Ronald Perelman gets on the restaurateur bandwagon, and frozen yogurt chains compete for profits, in our daily news roundup.
A talented chef is still waiting to find the right situation.
A failed eBay auction for Obama's unfinished breakfast, food rations are returning, and one West Coast writer ponders why New York pizza tastes so good.